Prof Job Thomas of Davidsons College has authored a book, Paintings in Tamil Nadu: A History, published by New Horizon Media. During the launch of the book, Job Thomas briefly traced the history of paintings in Tamil Nadu, from the pre-historic rock art to Pallava, Pandyan, Chola paintings, to Vijayanagara, Nayak paintings, Maratha paintings, paintings during the East India Company period and during the British rule. Talk organized jointly with CPR Foundation. 26th July 2010. Also in the video are Nandita Krishna and Theodore Bhaskaran introducing the book.